I say “Amen” alot, to many different things. It has become a natural response for me. God is good! “Amen!” After ending a song. “Amen!” Everybody having a blessed Sunday? “Amen?” Isn’t the food great? “Amen!” I just love this apple pie, don’t you? “Amen!” We’re getting too much rain! “Amen!” Hmmmm…. Let’s think about this for a moment. Exactly what DOES the word “Amen” mean, anyway? Perhaps our society is using it too often, and out of context, to boot….. The
My husband Bill had an epiphany about Jesus the other day. We were visiting a church where evangelist Ronnie Hill was speaking. Ronnie is a down-to-earth kind of guy. I had heard him speak one time, almost 20 years ago, & still vividly remember the impact he had on all of us that were at the little church where he preached. Bill & I decided to go hear him speak. Ronnie’s plea to come forward reached my husband’s heart. It wasn’t the plea for salvation that drew him that
A story for animal lovers (or anyone else who wants to learn somethin' 'bout love) Sacrificial love - Putting the needs of others before your own, regardless of the cost. We put sweet ol' Rosa down today. She was 7 months pregnant. She was suffering from a brain tumor, & had lost the ability to function on the entire left side of her body, including her face; she couldn't chew, or even slurp enough water into her mouth to swallow. And swallowing was hard. But she tried.